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If you want to develop your skills or knowledge, or you are looking to progress your career, ask about funded work-based training.

Developing the skills, motivation and productivity of employees is a proven way to ensure the success of a business.  Skills Support can develop employees and improve skills and knowledge through work based learning with a totally flexible choice of learning units and qualifications.  It is available for small companies and is funded by the European Social Fund (ESF) subject to eligibility.

Skills Support

The qualifications are aimed at a wide range of industries including the fresh product, meat and chilled food sectors. Here are just a few of the training programmes on offer from NCFM:

  •     Fresh Produce Industry Skills
  •     Baking Industry Skills
  •     Meat & Poultry Industry Skills
  •     Food Industry Skills
  •     Food Manufacturing Excellence

Individual units are also available at level 2 and 3 which can include short courses available through the NCFM.‌




National Centre for Food Manufacturing, Holbeach Campus, Park Road, Holbeach, Spalding, PE12 7PT
tel: + 44 (0)1406 493000
fax: + 44 (0)1406 493030